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PBS Kids Orders More ‘WordGirl’

Scholastic Media has announced a new production order from PBS KIDS for 26 more episodes of Emmy-winning kids series WordGirl. The show, produced by Scholastic’s animation studio ... Continue Reading →
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Apple Names ‘Disney Animated’ iPad App of 2013

The folks at Disney Interactive have something to crow about today as Apple has selected Disney Animated as its Best iPad App of 2013. Disney nabbed the honor for the first time ever ... Continue Reading →
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Cinesite’s ‘Beans’ Is a Gas!

London-based vfx studio Cinesite is causing an online stir with the release of its first short animated film, Beans, which showcases the company’s creature animation skills and ... Continue Reading →
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Sinking Ship Launches Distribution, Appoints Lynn Chadwick

Award-winning kids content production and digital media company Sinking Ship Entertainment has launched an international distribution arm with the appointment of longtime industry exec ... Continue Reading →
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‘Powerpuff Girls’ Return for New CN Special

Those big-eyed busters of baddies Blossom, Bubbles and Buttercup–a.k.a. The Powerpuff Girls–are soaring back to Cartoon Network for an all-new animated special. Making its ... Continue Reading →
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Global News Bytes

+ The U.K.’s Novel Entertainment is once again participating in ITV’s Text Santa charity campaign, this year with its lovable troublemaker Horrid Henry. Activities include ... Continue Reading →
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Settling the Score: The 2014 Musical Oscar Race

The big Toon Town players are not just concerned with the coveted Best Animated Feature trophy—the genre also tends to be well represented in the Score and Song categories come awards ... Continue Reading →
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Global TV News Bytes

+ Entertainment One has secured a raft of new broadcast and licensing deals in Latin America for its hit preschool show Peppa Pig, which has found success in the territory since launching ... Continue Reading →
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Three Toons to Vie for Golden Globe

The nominees for the 71st annual Golden Globe Awards have been unveiled, and Toon Town seems a bit under-represented considering all the great flicks offered throughout 2013. Only three ... Continue Reading →
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Netflix Reins in ‘BoJack Horseman’

Streaming giant Netflix has added a new stud to its stable of original series: animated adult comedy BoJack Horseman from Michael Eisner’s Tornante. The 12-episode series will ... Continue Reading →